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Log Smashes Through Ambulance Windshield in Georgia

No one was "majorly" hurt when the windshield of an ambulance was smashed by a log that fell off a truck in Georgia this week, authorities said.

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New Orleans (LA) EMS Receives Donation to Help Bariatric Patients

A $29,000 donation to the New Orleans EMS Foundation (NOEMSF) will allow New Orleans EMS to purchase and retrofit an ambulance with the required equipment to safely transport a bariatric patient. The money comes from Touro Infirmary. “Currently, we cannot transport any patient over 700 pounds without difficulty and are seeing more patients that reach this limit more frequently,” said ...

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New Neonatal Ambulance for UK Kentucky Children’s Hospital

UK Kentucky Children’s Hospital recently unveiled its new pediatric transport ambulance. The ambulance can transport two patients and is staffed by nurses specially trained to care for complex neonatal and pediatric ICU patients. It can carry four people in the cab, and up to four staff and two patients in patient compartment, WTVQ-TV reports. The price tag: $331,575.74. Funding for ...

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Photo: CA Ambulance Catches Fire

By Rick McClure

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CAAS Updates Its Ground Vehicle Standard

CAAS-GVS V2.0 is now published with an effective date of July 1, 2019. The CAAS-GVS team is already planning for V3.0, which is scheduled to start development in 2021 and be effective in 2022.

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No Injuries Reported after Ambulance Catches Fire in California

The photo shows the Star or Life.

No one was hurt when a PRN Ambulance went up in flames Friday night in California, according to a report. The Los Angeles Daily News reports the ambulance was traveling on the 405 Freeway in Van Nuys when the fire occurred. An engine truck responded to the scene on a report of an ambulance on fire with oxygen tanks burning ...

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Marion County EMS (MO) Ambulance Decon

  First responders in northeast Missouri are using a new tool to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Marion County EMS is now using blue light technology to protect patients and crew members from COVID-19, WGEM-TV reports. Officials told the station they had this technology in the past but recently spent more money to make sure it is available ...

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Ambulance Stolen, Crashed in Maryland

  On June 13, an ambulance was stolen from an Annapolis, Maryland, fire station. The alleged thief went into the West Annapolis fire station around noon and before crews at the station could stop the suspect, drove off with the rig. Crews at the station alerted the police. The ambulance was heavily damaged a short time later when the ambulance ...

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Battery Pilot Program Underway at Leon County EMS (FL)

Leon County EMS (FL) has equipped two ambulances with idle-reduction technology and is predicting annual fuel savings of five thousand gallons.

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Leader Emergency Vehicles Celebrates 45 Years Serving California Fire And EMS Community – Names Gary DeCosse As General Manager

Leader Emergency Vehicles is celebrating its 45th year serving the cities and communities in Los Angeles (L.A.) county and throughout California and has appointed Gary DeCosse as the organization’s General Manager.

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